BMW 5 Series: Deactivating DSC: DSC OFF - DSC Dynamic Stability 
Control - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Deactivating DSC: DSC OFF

When DSC is deactivated, driving stability is reduced during acceleration and when driving in bends.

Stabilizing interventions by the Integral Active Steering system are only performed by the rear axle steering.

To increase vehicle stability, activate DSC again as soon as possible.

Deactivating DSC

not longer Press and hold the button, but not longer than approx. 10 seconds, until the indicator lamp for DSC lights up in the instrument cluster and DSC OFF is displayed.

The DSC system is switched off.

Activating DSC

DSC OFF and the DSC indicator lamp Press the button.

DSC OFF and the DSC indicator lamp go out.

Indicator/warning lamps

When DSC is deactivated, DSC OFF is displayed in the instrument cluster.

DSC is deactivated. The indicator lamp lights up: DSC is deactivated.

    Indicator/warning lamps
    The indicator lamp flashes: DSC controls the drive forces and brake forces. The indicator lamp lights up: DSC has failed. ...

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